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South Plainfield, NJ, United States, 2005/08/30 - Dallas Contracting Co., Inc., a specialized contractor recently donated a historic railroad artifact to the New Jersey Transportation Heritage Center.
The capstan rail car puller was salvaged from the demolition operations being conducted at the old rubber plant (Pequanoc Rubber Co.), which is part of a $14 million revitalization project of downtown Butler, New Jersey.
Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. (Dallas Contracting) was contracted to demolish the entire old rubber plant. The site is approximately 6.5 acres and includes various industrial buildings including several outside tank farms and a power/boiler house. As part of this demolition, a large amount of railroad track associated with the railroad spur into the facility needed to be removed.
During demolition of the railroad spur, Dallas Contracting was able to salvage a capstan rail car puller. This item was donated to the New Jersey Transportation Heritage Center (NJTHC.org). This historic railroad artifact will be a central part of an educational exhibit in the New Jersey Transportation Heritage Center focusing on coal.
About Dallas Contracting Co., Inc.
Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. has been in business for 26 years, is financially sound (D&B Rating of 3A2), is bondable, and works on a nationwide basis. Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. offers a turnkey approach to demolition, concrete recycling and remediation projects by offering the following services under one roof:
Demolition, Onsite Concrete Aggregate Crushing and Recycling, Environmental Remediation, Rigging, Brownfield Redevelopment, Surplus and Used Equipment Sales, Interior Demolition, Equipment Removals, Dismantlement, Equipment Salvage and Scrap Metal Recycling.